Spokane, Wash. — Goaltender Lukas Parik was released to play and made his debut for the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints over the weekend. The Chiefs’ goalie will remain with the Saints for the remainder of the 2020-21 season.
“Lukas has the opportunity to play right away in Dubuque,” said Chiefs general manager Scott Carter. “While our league remains committed to play this season, the uncertainties caused by the COVID pandemic have created a unique situation. We wish Lukas the best this season.”
Parik appeared in 32 games for the Chiefs during his rookie season in 2019-20, posting a 2.73 GAA and .917 SV%. He was a third-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
He appeared in three-straight games for the Saints over the weekend, recording a 1.84 GAA and .930 SV% with two wins.